|Scarlet Street - Fritz Lang|
"Sultry woman's boyfriend has her hook middle-aged clerk for his money, leading first to ironic and then tragic complications. Second of a pair of closely related middle class nightmares directed by Fritz Lang. (Remake of Jean Renoir's 1931 French film, La Chienne.)" - noir expert Spencer Selby
Keywords: Drama; Noir; Mystery
Downloads: 35,221 (2 reviews)
|Scarlet Street - Fritz Lang, Walter Wanger|
German director Fritz Lang is best known for the highly influential films from relatively early in his career, especially Metropolis (1927) and M (1931). But he also had a brief Hollywood heyday during the mid 1940s, when he made some of his best films. Scarlet Street has been claimed by film noir. This attribution is understandable. The lighting is dark, with heavy use of shadows. The characters are all shady as well...
Keywords: Film-Noir; Drama; Black Comedy; Fritz Lang
Downloads: 143,677 (27 reviews)
|Shock - Aubrey Schenck|
This post-World War II suspense thriller sets off an emotional roller coaster after the psychologically fragile wife of a POW (Anabel Shaw) witnesses a brutal murder from a hotel window while waiting to be reunited with her husband (Frank Latimer). By the time he arrives, she's nearly comatose with shock. The hotel's psychiatrist (Vincent Price) is called in to help Film noir classic, noted for its dark themes, stark camera angles and high-contrast lighting.
Keywords: Horror; Thriller; Film-Noir
Downloads: 31,194 (11 reviews)
A psychologically distraught woman is committed to a private sanitarium by the man whom she witnessed commit a murder. - IMDB Description
Keywords: Film-Noir; Vincent Price; Movie Powder; avi
Downloads: 11,963 (2 reviews)
|Sobaka - Clearly Ambiguous Productions|
SOBAKA is the thrilling story of a lonely Russian immigrant trying to find the "American dream" in present day Los Angeles. To provide care for his dying sister he works as an assistant to a mysterious and dangerous man, but his desire to achieve something more takes him down a dark and risky path. When a seductive call girl enters his life his world is thrown upside down and the choices he makes may have deadly consequences.
Keywords: film noir; thiller; drama; Los Angeles; Murat Han; Boris Kievsky
Downloads: 20,866 (3 reviews)
|St. Benny the Dip - Edward J. and Harry Lee Danziger|
St. Benny the Dip is blessed with a marvelous cast. Dick Haymes, Lionel Stander, and Cosmo Topper himself, Roland Young, play a trio of small time hoodlums who disguise themselves as priests to escape a police dragnet. Finding themselves in an abandoned Bowery mission, the threesome take their masquerade to extremes, holding services and feeding the poor. This marvelous tale of redemption also stars a luminous Nina Foch as love interest and Freddie Bartholomew in his final screen appearance...
Keywords: Comedy; Film-Noir
Downloads: 11,048 (3 reviews)
|Strange Illusion - Edgar G. Ulmer|
"Adolescent believes that his widowed mother's suitor may have murdered his father. Stylish cheapie by the recognized master of stylish cheapies." - noir expert Spencer Selby
Keywords: film noir, Ulmer
Downloads: 25,456 (8 reviews)
|Strange Love of Martha Ivers|
Top-of-the-line noir melodrama featuring Van Heflin, Barbara Stanwyck, Lizabeth Scott, and Kirk Douglas. Don't miss it. (The video is interlaced in the MPEG2 file. If viewing with VLC, deinterlace with menu-path Video/Deinterlace/Blend.) You can load the mpeg2 file into DVDAuthorGUI (a free program) and create a DVD to watch on your television.
Keywords: noir; Van Heflin; Lizabeth Scott
Downloads: 39,175 (3 reviews)
|Stranger, The - Sam Spiegel|
Set Connecticut after World War II, The Stranger is a cat and mouse game between Wilson (Edward G. Robinson), a member of the Allied War Crimes Commission and Franz Kindler (Orson Welles), a Nazi who has assumed the false identity of Dr. Charles Rankin. To complete his new intelligentsia disguise, Kindler marries Mary Longstreet, daughter of a Supreme Court justice. Originally uploaded by k-otic.com
Keywords: WWII; Suspense; Drama; Mystery
Downloads: 32,564 (3 reviews)
"Three gunmen, who have been hired to assassinate the President, hold a family hostage while waiting for their target. Interesting B film which focuses on psychopathic killer well-portrayed against type by Frank Sinatra." - noir expert Spencer Selby | Cast: Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden, James Gleason, Nancy Gates. 77 min.
Keywords: crime; drama; Frank Sinatra; Sterling Hayden; James Gleason; Nancy Gates; Kim Charney
Downloads: 330,506 (32 reviews)